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June 20, 2018

My Reflections on Celebrity Suicides

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It seems as if a lot of successful people have died lately: Kate Spade, Anthony Bourdain, Avicii, in this year alone. People who we look up to and aspire to be, people who at least in our eyes have succeeded in scaling that greasy pinnacle, are...

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May 9, 2018

Harry and Meghan: Should We Care?

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On the one hand, like many Brits, I have a soft spot for Harry. He’s the quintessential younger brother: bumbling, fallible, always number two, and a snowball’s chance of ever becoming king. We’ve all been hoping for him to get married for years now...

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March 27, 2018

Bedtime, Blumhardt, and the Lent Plastic Challenge

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But thinking of the faith and conviction of Blumhardt made me think of the new big thing for woke Christians: giving up plastic for Lent. There is a school of thought prevalent in Christian circles that if we all work hard to be nicer, then...

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February 13, 2018

What Alain Emerson’s Luminous Dark Taught Me

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The fact is that at some point and on some level we will all go through suffering. The big lie of our time is the one that says you can do anything, be anything, you are who you want to be, live the dream. And actually we can’t. Sometimes things...

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